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Friday, January 12, 2018

(Sacramento)  – Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D – San Diego) led a special ceremony in the State Assembly to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday as a holiday in California. In her floor speech, Weber said by celebrating Dr. King’s life she hopes others will see something in themselves that pushes them to rise up. “The beauty of the Martin Luther King celebration day is that it once again reminds us that one person, standing for right, can truly change the world,” Weber said. Watch her full remarks in this Assembly Access video.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Governor Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown signed two bills last weekend authored by Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber (D-San Diego), bringing this year’s total to eleven.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Governor Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown has signed legislation authored by Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber (D-San Diego) that seeks to protect residents of long-term health facilities by ensuring notices of discharge are sent to the local Long Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman program.

“Complaint investigations of improper, unsafe and illegal discharges are a growing problem all across the state.”  Weber said. “This bill is aimed at providing these residents an extra level of protection by informing the local LTC Ombudsman Program of the discharge.”

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Dr. Weber testifying before the Assembly Elections Committee on AB 801. The bill is currently on the Governor's desk awaiting signature.

Monday, August 14, 2017

(San Diego, CA) — Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. (D-San Diego) hosted her third annual Perfect Attendance Challenge Awards Ceremony at SeaWord. She was joined by Senator Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and the President of SeaWorld Marilyn Hannes to recognize nearly 800 students for their achievement of going the whole year with zero absences.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Moved from military prison guard to criminal justice reformer

SACRAMENTO- Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber has named Chula Vista resident Mark Bartlett as her 79th Assembly District Veteran of the Year. Bartlett, a former soldier who served in Afghanistan, now serves as an advocate for reentry and criminal justice reform.

Friday, June 16, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber (D-San Diego), who served on the Joint Legislative Budget Conference Committee, issued the following statement on the state budget agreement passed by California lawmakers Thursday:

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

 AB 801 encourages diversity and removes politicians & lobbyists from redistricting process